About this activity
What's included, what's not
Entrance fee (RMB$20 - RMB$30/per person)
What you can expect
Pickup at hotel at 9:00am by driver and car. Drive to Qinghai Lake, also known as Lake Kokonor. Visit the largest salt-water lake in China and a sacred historical place for Tibetans. See the surrounding shores that are dotted with Tibetan nomadic family tents. Explore the highlands of the Tibetan Plateau. Take great photos from a nearby vista point. Ride on a horse or yak (own expense) for an authentic Tibetan nomad experience. Hike the Shala-Pass (own expense), if interested. Trek up to 2.3m (3700m), which usually takes 1 to 2-hours. Enjoy panoramic views of the lake.
Have lunch in a picnic area by the lake. Spend time with local Tibetan nomads and learning first-hand about life in their community.
Head back to your hotel in the early evening following the tour.
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